Competition SAR5 - pic heavy

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My wife actually inspired this one.

She actually likes my Competition Edge SARsquatch (why didn't I buy two???) and she likes the SAR5 that I have. She thought the SAR5 would look cool like the CE SARsquatch so I found another and went a step completely outside of what I normally would do.

The result: A Competition Grade SAR5 (minus the convex edge - yet)

Take a look at the process.

Starting sisters:
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Mama SAR5, SARsquatch, and sister SAR5
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Sister SAR5 and her CE SARsquatch
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Here we go:
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The bubbling begins:
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-the bubbling finishes as they come off always tend to just creep me out a little for some reason...
 
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Raw INFI

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All-in-all what I found wasn't too bad once the crinkle coat was gone.

Look at the color variations and the dark grey.
 
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Sister SAR5 after some work with 1000 and 2000 wet/dry and pics with her CE SARsquatch
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The SAR family:
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With the 'Mistress
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I'm still going to do some more work on the blade finish with some 2000 grit.

I don't know what point, if it will, get a convex edge....

I definitely know why people pull the slabs to do polish work - the little nooks near the slabs are rough.

I am liking it so far.

Give me your feedback!
 
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I think they all look great! That's great your wife supports the habit.

Say goodbye to the retirement fund:D:D:D
 
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I think they all look great! That's great your wife supports the habit.

Say goodbye to the retirement fund:D:D:D

She is a keeper. She supports my gun/knife habit and contributes to it.

The first blade I got her was a DC Dumpster Mutt and she loved it. Then she started eyeballing my CE SARsquatch...

She hasn't seen the SAR5 yet - she's at work, so I want to see her reaction to it as well.

Nice one! Thanks for sharing mate!:thumbup:

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Thanks Rob, I appreciate the compliment!
 
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Good job - that came out nice. Thanks for the photos showing parts of the process too.

Mike
 
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Hey... how about posting some pics next time! :eek:;)

I am secure enough in my masculinity to say... nice pair, man... :thumbup: :D
 

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cmdr249, where in Ohio are you? We have some folks up here that get together to play with our knives in the woods occasionally. Our next GTG will be in September.
 
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